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Aug 28, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to "the journal" coming to you live from berlin trey >> thank you for joining us. here's what's coming up on the show. the u.n. says its inspectors should be allowed to complete their mission in syria before any us-led attack. >> britain wants the un security council to approve military action but says talks could take several days more. >> the united states marks 50 years since martin luther king's famous speech. >> the un's secretary-general is calling on the u.s. am a britain, and france to live weapons inspectors more time to do their work in syria. after discussions today, russia called the british initiative premature. >> the u.s. says it has intercepted communications that prove the assad government was behind a chemical attack. but the syrian ambassador to the united nations denies the charges and says the u.n. inspection will prove it was in fact rebels who launched gas attacks. >> meanwhile, people in damascus are stocking up on supplies out of fears that any u.s. attack would hit civilian areas. >> the u.n. inspectors have resumed their work in a damascus subur
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Aug 5, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> hello, and welcome to the journal coming to you from berlin. >> thanks for joining us. >> a turkish court hands down a controversial verdict, hundreds accused of plotting a coup. >> new zealand apologizes after bacteria is found in baby milk powder. >> the first taste of the new kind of a burger that is grown in a lab. thanks for being with us. a court in turkey has sentenced an army chief and other officers to life in prison -- in prison for planning a coup years ago. >> lawyers, academics, and journalists accused of trying to overthrow the turkish government. >> we will go live to assemble in just a moment but first, this report. >> teargas, grenades, and water cannons. they moved in against the demonstrators that wanted to protest against the verdict in the trial. >> ha 1 kilometer court raid. 275 defendants were sentenced to long jail penalties. the court saw him as the ringleader of the coup. supporters called the trial and legal force. they say he he is trying to influence rivals. >> if you're trying someone for being a member of a terrorist organization, you're target
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Aug 22, 2013 6:30pm PDT
us. coming up on the show -- the ousted egyptian president hosni mubarak out of prison. we will go live to cairo. >> a german parliamentary investigative committee delivers a damning verdict on the country's intelligence agencies. >> and china's once untouchable poitical star bo xilai is on trial with a guilty verdict all but certain. >> well, it is another strange twist in the crisis in egypt. the president who was kicked out of power and a revolution two years ago has been freed from jail. >> on thursday, a helicopter transported hosni mubarak to a hospital just a day after a court ordered his release. >> we will go to cairo for a reaction, which has been rather muted. >> these images of an 85-year- old former strongman, who, in a rather dramatic turn of events, reclaims his freedom. >> the helicopter flight lasted a mere few minutes. the news dismayed many egyptians. hosni mubarak was allowed to leave jail and enter house arrest while the country's democratically elected resident, mohamed morsi, remains in custody after a military coup. it's a blow to morsi's islamist supporters
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Aug 1, 2013 6:30pm PDT
. >> berlusconi has charisma. he makes us believe in the future. he is like a rubber raft people can hold onto so they do not get sucked under. >> despite dozens of indictments ranging from corruption to tax fraud and sex scandals, until now, berlusconi had managed to come away clean he was named prime minister four times beginning in 1994. >> i'm doing this less for personal motives than out of concern for my country. there has been a big shift here with all the manipulation and corruption scandals, the old lyrical class has disappeared. >> berlusconi also sought the spotlight on the international stage. in 2003, he sent italian troops to iraq. >> there are people like me working to boost italy's international prestige, and then there are other people people who want to discredit italy. >> but berlusconi's flair for drama did not do much to help rome's reputation. he responded sharply to criticism from german representative monte schultz, now president of the european parliament. >> i know there is a movie being made in italy about not see concentration camps. i suggest you play the pris
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 6:30pm PDT
agreement, and a lot depends on us. we need to work together in an adult manner. we have done our part, and we expect a similar attitude in return. >> so the foreign ministers are talking, but few expect big breakthroughs here. >> let's pull in our washington correspondent. we see the ministers talking, but i'm still wondering why these talks matter. at the end of the day, the presidents are not talking, and that is the problem here. >> i think nobody really wants to see a new cold war, and for that reason, those talks are very important. both countries share many interests, and i think this is crucial, for example, preventing iran from developing a nuclear bomb. both countries have to work together on the so-called war on terror. neither country wants afghanistan to become a ailed state after western forces leave the country next year. so they share many interests, but the u.s. and russia also disagree on many issues like the situation in syria arms control. despite the disagreement, both countries depend on each other. >> we know that u.s. president barack obama is holding a press co
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Aug 8, 2013 6:30pm PDT
thought we were going to be able to send him yesterday, and we could not believe it. they called us in the middle of the night and said, "the at the airport at 6:00 and you are on a plane." we are very happy to be here. we will be here for three weeks on safari. >> flights are being handled by the domestic terminal. passengers are also being processed in makeshift tents. the airport is east africa's biggest transport hubs and normally deals with some 16,000 passengers a day according to official figures. investigators are sifting through the remains of the international terminal. >> we are receiving assistance in the investigations from other agencies, international agencies . we want a full investigation on what happened yesterday. >> the government is keen not to waste any time with kenya's he tore his in season just getting under way. >> across the muslim world, festivities are being held to mark the end of the holy month of ramadan. >> celebrations bring together family and friends, and many travel long distances to be with their loved ones to mark this important holiday in the
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Aug 3, 2013 2:30pm PDT
use your legs. pushing those knees out so you use your gluts. in. out. and in. out. and in. and in. in. open. open. cross. cross. open. open. cross. cross. open. open last time. little figure 8. stay down. down. sweep. and up. reach. back. the other arm. right over. pull those sides. never waste a chance to pull a little more. stretch and down. hoo. that felt good. strengthen up those quads. work the chest. now bend your knees. stomach tight. shift your weight around. so, we're going to just rock down, and in honor of susan, we're going to remove the sweater. so here we go. arms up. and into a nice front lunge. open your chest. you're gonna push one hand forward, tummy in so that your stomach supports the spine. forward. and forward. windmill. up. hand open. now you're gonna take your back hand... imagine you put a ball on this hand. so you're gonna lift it up, place it down. sweep. put the ball on the fronnd down. sweep around. place the ball on your front hand. so you're having to work right through your abs, your quads, and your back. bring your legs in. push away, round your ba
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 6:30pm PDT
joined by someone who has been closely following the story for us. thanks so much for being with us. is the defense minister officially now off the hook? >> he certainly is for now. he is all but certain to remain defense minister, at least until election day, he did have to admit today that he at the very least added to the confusion surrounding which information he received when. he first appeared before the defense committee of the parliament last june, and that is when he said that he first heard about problem's in march of that year and then had not received any information until may of 2013, which is also when this project was terminated. during the process of this committee over the past two weeks, we actually saw a written evidence and papers that he signed off on where he was warned that this carried severe financial and technological risks. as i say, he regretted this, so his reputation as the picture- perfect minister who has everything under control including the -- the information flow within his own ministry has certainly taken some damage. >> of course, he is a very c
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 2:30pm PDT
that was great! now it's time for your towel exercise. so reach for your towel. we'll be using the towel for exercises to improve your posture and for abdominals, but let me show you something. if you cannot put the towel i don't want you to put it behind like that. i want you to put it in front. do everything in front. if this causes any pain, don't do it. okay? all right. here we go. you want the towel to be just about shoulder width apart. and then you're going to take it behind your head or in front. take a deep breath in. and feel that towel on the back of your head. and then breathe out and take the hands out just a little bit farther. and take it right behind the head. now pull in the belly button. bring your sitz bones together. everything. take another big breath in. and breathe out. and now let's take it all the way to the end. keep that towel taut. okay. can you feel your head against that towel? now turn. look in one direction so you can see your hand. and then look forward and turn. and that was great! okay. bring the towel in front now. and we're going to pretend that
PBS
Aug 21, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" coming to you live from dw here in berlin. >> thanks for joining us. our headlines this hour -- least 100 die in an attack, but near damascus, the government denies rebel claims that they used chemical weapons. >> he revolution unravels. a court in cairo orders the release of former egyptian president hosni mubarak. >> the soldier who leaked incriminating documents to the press is sentenced to 35 years in prison. we will go live to washington. >> the un security council has started emergency consultations on the latest allegation of chemical weapon used in syria. it's not clear who launched the attack just outside damascus that coincides with a visit by human investigators looking into previous charges that such illegal weapons were used. >> syria authorities deny claims by opposition activists that they were behind the attack in which toxic gases are said to have killed at least 100 people. we have to warn you that this next report contains very distressing images. >> the assad regime has only officially agreed to allow investigators to inspect three
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 6:30pm PDT
in critical condition. >> so far, none of the dead have been brought to us here. they have been taken to other hospitals. they are bringing the wounded to us. he have 121 did now, and the number is rising. >> sectarian violence has been researching in lebanon as a result of the civil war in neighboring syria. both shiite and sunni militants are crossing the border to fight on opposing sides. lebanese officials are calling for calm and vigilance. >> our reporter joins us now from beirut. what more can you tell us about these explosions. >> what we have right now is a casualty count that appears headed up as they shift through the ruins and treat what has to be at least 600 wounded people right now. we are hearing 65 confirmed dead. sources told me off the record that they very much expect that to rise, maybe as high as 100. >> do we have any idea who is behind these attacks and what the motivation was? >> it is easier to speak to the motivation than exactly who this is not what people would consider a conventional civil war like we saw in 1975. most people are sure that there wil
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
western countries. >> earlier we spoke to our correspondent and she told us more about possible action from the eu. >> foreign ministers will convene on wednesday to discuss several options that are on the table, most importantly a package in which the european union promised last year. that could be frozen. the economic leverage is limited in this case because much of the aid has already been stopped or frozen to some extent because of a lack of use. the eu is talking about various options. we will know more on wednesday. >> the white house, in other news, is moving into damage control mode in the latest turn in the edward snowden affair. >> british authorities are facing increasing pressure to explain why they use post 9/11 terrorist loss. >> he is a partner and the journalist exposing the widespread spying on millions of everyday people by american and reddish intelligence units. >> he finally arrived back in brazil after his ordeal. he was retained for nine hours. police seized his laptop and mobile phone. he reacted angrily to the behavior of the british. >> i would be much
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 6:30pm PDT
citizens keep an eye on what is happening to us? >> by following the news program and on the other hand there are institutions, people who have been commissioned with watching over our privacy. but the power of these people does not go much farther than filing lawsuits against violators of privacy and advising politicians. what we see here is a shift in paradigm. after world war ii, civil liberties and civil rights have been on the top priority in most western democracies. changed and governments are acting -- 9/11, this has changed and governments are acting. >> fiber-optic cables that have been sabotaged, i suppose you could say how does that happen, who owns them? >> another private company or enterprise. this is at&t along with their counterpart. if there is a request to grant access, they probably are complying. >> thank you very much. >> in egypt authorities are ordering police to block access to the muslim brotherhood camp in cairo. the order is to take effect by sunday. >> thousands have been protesting every day since mahmoud morsi was toppled by the army at the start of l
PBS
Aug 6, 2013 6:30pm PDT
planet. >> thanks for joining us. a court in hungary has convicted for right-wing extremist for murders in 2008 and 2009. three received life sentences and a fourth man got a 14-year sentence. >> hon. officials have been accused of moving slowly to investigate the crimes -- hungarian officials have been accused of moving slowly. >> hostility toward minorities has grown in hungary in recent years. a far-right party has become the third largest in parliament. >> the men shot dead one victim was she was sleeping. they also set a house on the buyer. and those inside tried to escape, they shot dead a child and his father. >> the accused are guilty as charged. they are sentenced to life in prison without parole. >> she is the mother of the man killed while fleeing his burning home. she says authorities botched investigations. >> there are many strange things about this case. the problem is that little things that could have turned up more clues were not examined properly. many say the sentence has not delivered justice and will do nothing to ease tensions. the tension is palpable where the to
PBS
Aug 30, 2013 6:30pm PDT
staying out. parliament condemned the use of said -- chemical weapons in syria. in an interview friday, he tried to put it into perspective. >> i have a strong view that we need to take a tough and robust approach around the world to an appalling war crime taking place in syria, but i'm also a democrat who believes in consulting and listening to parliament. i have set out those steps and a very deliberate and careful way. we have to listen to parliament. parliament spoke. >> the u.n. experts player on -- plan on sharing their findings. according to one spokesman, analysis could take weeks. >> as we heard as well, the u.s. and france are already convinced that the regime of president bashar al-assad was behind the chemical attacks. can they intervene and syria without a u.n. mandate? >> we look at the legality of the issue. >> it confirmed -- if confirmed, it would constitute a war crime that goes against the charter of the u.n. is that enough to make a military strike permissible under international law? two years ago, libya was also in the grip of a civil war. libyan regime app
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 2:30pm PDT
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PBS
Aug 7, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thanks for being with us. coming up on the show -- >> no solution. egypt's president says that efforts to in the diplomatic crisis have failed. >> the meeting off. barack obama cancels meeting with vladimir putin. >> and the plight of african american -- the plight of afghan refugees. >> egypt felt military led government says diplomatic efforts to resolve the political crisis have failed. following efforts by the european union and the united arab intimates to defuse the crisis, and the u.s. are among the latest to try to break the deadlock. >> egypt has experienced renewed violence and turmoil over the last month since the military overthrew mohamed morsi, the leader of the muslim brotherhood. the political crisis in the arab world's largest nation is at a deadly new phase. >> the interior prime minister cannot be swayed even by john mccain and lindsey graham. the report blames the contraction on the muslim brotherhood. that is the official version. not everyone agrees. >> the negotiations failed because neither side was ready to compromi
PBS
Aug 15, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up, a powerful car bomb hits southern beirut. at least or teen are dead in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the crisis in egypt. global condemnation as cairo admits more than 500 were killed in the violence. >> politicians remember world war ii. >> it's the biggest attack of its kind in southern beirut in a generation. at least 14 people were killed and more than 100 wounded as a car bomb blew up in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the attack comes just weeks after another bombing in the area wounded 50. the violence adding to fears that lebanon is being sucked into the civil war in neighboring syria. >> we talk about that with a correspondent in beirut in a moment, but first, this report on today's attack. >> the blast ripped through a southern suburb of the lebanese capital wreaking havoc. ambulances rushed to the scene to tend to the dozens of casualties and transport them to hospitals. cars were ablaze and people were trapped in nearby burning buildings. authorities said it cou
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" coming to you live from dw in berlin. >> thanks for joining us. here's what's coming up in the show -- serious denies using chemical weapons and says it will defend itself with all means available if the u.s. prepares for action -- serial -- syria denies using chemical weapons. parts of china continue seeing the worst flooding in more than a century. >> the obama administration says it is convinced that damascus has used chemical weapons. the white house also says president barack obama has not yet made any decision on military action but that removing president bashar al- assad from power would not be one of its goals. >> the american military says it is prepared to strike at any time, and it is awaiting orders from the president. cyprus will be awaiting any error attacks. >> iran has warned that any military action to threaten regional stability. serious -- syria says any attack would be a violation of international law. >> bashar al-assad's government strongly denies any charge that it used chemical weapons. the foreign minister says no government in
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Aug 26, 2013 6:30pm PDT
putin has told david cameron that the west has failed to provide proof that the asad regime used chemical weapons in the attack. >> the syrian opposition says this is one of two areas where as many as 1300 people were killed in chemical attacks last week. after intense international pressure, syria has granted access to the crowd -- to the site. russian media published an interview with the syrian president bashar al-assad, who claims that rebels, not government troops, are behind the attracts. but the u.s. and its allies say they have intelligence that leaves little doubt that the regime use deadly gas in the last week. >> there will be a proportionate response and we will act with determination. we must stay calm and assess the association -- the situation. >> but russia is warning against armed intervention. >> if anyone thinks destroying the syrian's military infrastructure will make things better, they are mistaken. even if that were to happen, the civil war will continue. >> five days after the attacks, western officials have expressed concern that much of the evidence may
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Aug 14, 2013 6:30pm PDT
standoff appears far from over. >> they are firing at us with live ammunition. the army is firing at us. you hear those shots? >> security forces began clearing protest camps at dawn. one in eastern cairo and the other in the west of the city. they told demonstrators to leave the camps before hand, but most refuse to go. then security forces moved in, backed by armored cars and old users. police initially fired tear gas and rubber.... demonstrators responded with stones and models. the situation escalated. there are many dead and wounded. the european union is exercising all sides to -- is advising all sides to exercise maximum restraint. >> we appeal to all factions to return to dialogue immediately, to enter into negotiations, and sees violence -- and cease violence. order must be returned to egypt immediately. >> both sides are blaming each other for the violence. the egyptian interior ministry says the demonstrators opened fire first. the police responded. but the muslim brotherhood is calling it a massacre. >> let's go to cairo for more, to our correspondent. bring us up-to-d
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 6:30pm PDT
us. coming up in the show -- >> israel releases the first group of palestinian prisoners ahead of he's talks starting tomorrow. >> germany's much vaunted railway system rides to a standstill. >> a chinese businessman gets cold "share us the papers or tear your pen heist -- penthouse paradise down." we begin in the middle east where israel has begun releasing 26 palestinian prisoners. they are the first group of more than 100 being freed as part of a deal ahead of peace talks due to begin on wednesday. >> earlier, the israeli high court rejected a last-minute appeal against the release of the prisoners. it was launched by relatives of some of the victims. for relatives of the prisoners themselves, it is reason to rejoice. >> this house has been decorated by -- for a homecoming. jamil is being released after 21 years in an israeli jail. >> i'm very happy. thank odd. i'm happy my father is coming back after 21 years. when he got arrested, i did not know him. i never saw him outside prison at all. >> israel is divided about the decision by the supreme court. protesters at this demonst
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thank you for joining us. coming up in the show -- >> a promise from the nsa -- germany's top intelligence minister says the u.s. has offered adeal great >> could israel a someone's doom peace talks before they begin? >> and the row between britain and spain over gibraltar is heating up. london is sending out warships area -- warships. >> aagreement between the u.s. and germany -- it could be the latest result of edward snowden's revelations about mass surveillance by the nsa. >> today, the man who oversees intelligence in angela merkel's government says washington offered this deal to try to allay german peoples fears that their text and phone calls are being spied spied on by foreign agency. he appeared for the second time in front of a lawmakers committee. >> it has been dominating the headlines just six weeks before national elections in germany. now the government is hoping this new pledge will neutralize the issue. >> the government's chief of staff was grilled for six hours on the nation -- on the nature of german collaborators with
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Aug 16, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> you are watching me "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up in the show, protesters defy the curfew in egypt. dozens are dead after another day of violence across the country. >> workers from the americana mine in south africa remember the victims and the 34 miners shot dead a year ago. >> ecuador gives exploration the go ahead and part of the amazon rain forest. we explain why. >> we start in egypt where another day of road tests has been marred by bloodshed. security officials say at least 60 people died in clashes nationwide. >> the violence erupted after thousands of people took to the streets and a so-called day of rage called by the muslim brotherhood to protest the hundreds killed in a police crackdown earlier in the week. >> confrontations continued earlier into the evening as supporters of ousted mohamed morsi defied curfew. islamist groups have called in and to friday's rally. >> the eu is considering measures in response to the violence, and concerns are growing that the unrest could escalate into an all-out armed confrontation. >> in a show of defiance, t
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Aug 20, 2013 6:30pm PDT
is calling for an urgent investigation into the use of anti-terror powers by security officials. the case of david miranda has stoked the flames further. he is the partner of the journalist at "the guardian" who published edward snowden's revelations about the u.s. and spying. miranda was detained for nine hours and then released without charge, but his mobile phone, laptop, and memory sticks were all confiscated. >> it was not one question about terrorism. not one. they asked me about my role in this nsa document story. >> david miranda is now taking legal action over the incident. >> meanwhile, the man behind the biggest leak of classified documents in u.s. history is to learn his fate. a military judge in maryland has begun deliberating was sentenced to give bradley manning. >> he could be jailed for up to 90 years after being convicted last month on 20 offenses including espionage and stealing protected information. he passed hundreds of thousands of military and automatic documents onto the whistleblowing platform wikileaks, including information on possible war crimes in iraq.
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Aug 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
the use of chemical weapons in syria demanded a strong response. he said britain would exhaust all the options but warned that his government was not prepared to insist on unanimous support. >> you could have a situation in a country where it's country was literally annihilating people in the country, but because of one veto on the security council you would be hampered from taking any action. >> the opposition labor party is expected to vote against the government motion, which asks parliament to approve military action in principle. a second vote still be necessary to authorize a tax. that will not be before united nations inspectors in serial finish their work. on saturday, they are to leave the country and report on their findings. in paris, the french president met with representatives from syria's opposition, who are calling for quick intervention. the law says military operation had to be the last resort. >> everything must be done for a political solution, but it will only happen if the coalition is able to appear as an alternative with the necessary force, notably from its
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
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Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
john kerry and the actions of the syrian forces in the administration's view. he says the use of chemicals is many question when the united states will act with force. force,say beyond any strategy is needed on syria. i want to get your reactions this morning again to the situation in syria and what the secretary of state said yesterday in what the u.s. should do and whether congress may or may not be involved as well as the international community. here are the lines on the screen. here is the front page of "the washington post" this morning. obama weighing limiting strike on syria. they say the president is wearing a strike syria that would be a limited scope and duration, designed to serve as punishment for serious use of chemical weapons and as a deterrent while keeping the u.s. out of deeper involvement in that country possible war. this according to senior administration officials. the timing of such an attack which would probably last no more than two days and involve -- lawrence cruise missiles and involve see launch cruise is dependent on three factors. completion of an
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Aug 25, 2013 7:00am EDT
going to let nobody turn us around. martin luther king the third, one of the featured speakers at yesterday's daylong march on washington, celebrating 19630th anniversary of the march on washington. welcome to "washington journal" on the sunday, august 25, 2013. we will play you a couple of more comments from yesterday's speech. the question this morning, does new technology create better jobs? we will show you the opinion piece that is prompting our question. here are a couple of ways to participate in the discussion, as usual. by phone -- make sure you mute your television or radio when you call in. you can reach us on twitter or facebook. or send journal@c-span.org us an e-mail, the e-mail address is -- or send us an e-mail, the address is journal@c-span.org. the front page this morning of t,"e washington pos the headline -- part of the reporting this morning area did president obama will be speaking on the actual anniversary day at the lincoln memorial. that is coming up on wednesday. here's the front page of the new york times and their front page photo from the march yesterd
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Aug 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. good to have you with us. here's what's coming up in this edition -- no fun in the sun -- white sox carts still beat machine -- why box carts still beat machines. public or drive it water supply in spain? and cut rate car souls up for grabs in ireland. in the chechen republic, civil war nominally ended four years ago, but there is still huge tension in the north caucasus region. last year alone, eight bomb attacks were carried out that killed almost 100 people. the attacks were carried out by islamist rebels, fighting against the russian states and the kremlin backed chechen president. he has been cracking down on both the rebels and their families and friends, leaving many chechens to seek shelter in the west. an increasing number of both suspected militants and innocent civilians try and make their way into the european union. most of them enter through poland. >> going for a simple stroll is an activity that abdul has come to appreciate. up until eight years ago, he lived in the russian republic of chechnya. he decided to flee from poland where he and his family could be safe and
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Aug 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
have our line for independents at (202) 585-3882. join us on facebook, send us a tweet, or e-mail address, journal@c-span.org. at somegin with a look of the headlines from outside the u.s., the "guardian" newspaper -- egypt's bloody crackdown. when the story first went to prince, the death toll was 200 78. overnight, the death toll has been updated to 421. there is this from the "miami killed asundreds egypt's forces storm the protest camps. a similar headline from "usa today," egypt the reps in chaos. -- a reps and chaos. from the "wall street journal" website -- egypt's military regime a reps setting off a day of violence that left at least 421 people dead. the government fractured and ties with its international partners in tatters. cairo streets were calm this morning following the curfew overnight with funerals for the dead. further protests expected later in the day. the mother -- muslim brotherhood sympathizers a storming police stations wednesday, burning churches, battling with government supporters in several neighborhoods. already some of you weighing in on our twitter
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Aug 11, 2013 7:00am EDT
reports this morning, we want to hear your thoughts. he of us a call. we split our lineup -- we split our lines up by age group. you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media sites, on twitter and facebook. you can also e-mail us at .ww.c-span.org we want to take you to that report that was released on thursday by the pew research center for the people. public valuations of news organizations performance on key measures, such as accuracy, fairness, and independents remain mired near all-time lows. there is a bright spot on otherwise gloomy ratings. brought majority continues to say the press acts like a watchdog -- and you outside of its role, the pew research notes -- that story has a charge that goes with it, noting the change over the past three decades when they started tracking these numbers back in 1985. the orange line on top is responders who believe that news leaders keep -- news keeps leaders from doing things that should not be done. the gray lines down here is the number of respondents who believe news organizations get the facts straight. those that b
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Aug 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
editor for politico. start us off with this bus to or in -- this bus tour. educationis on higher issues but he will be talking about other issues as well? republicans are coming up now very quickly. this particular spring is going to be focused on colleges. he's going to take care of upstate new york. he is going to be stopping in president biden -- in vice president biden's hometown on friday. host: he has made a few other proposals already, including one on corporate tax reform for stimulus dollars. where has that gagne go where have some of these proposals see, thist: as you tourist taken him across the country. -- this two were is taken him across the country. proposal will take the form of executive actions that the president can take on his own without congressional approval. other proposals that he is running by congress -- we are not expecting any particular action from this congress. this covers the full spectrum of the economic agenda, including healthcare spending, student loans, home costs. and all of the different array of economic issues are all tied up in this matter. hos
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Aug 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
. if you live in the pacific or mountain time zone, it is 202- 585-3881. you can reach us on twitter and facebook as well. morning,he paper this this is "the wall street journal" writeup of this telephone meeting, teleconference, that took place with the house speaker. spending billt l to avoid shutdown." they write that -- and goes on to highlight that mr. boehner met objections from several conservatives -- we want to get your thoughts on this reported effort by house speaker boehner to propose a plan to keep the government from shut down. ins as congress comes back september to debate these issues. if you want to give us a call, here's how you can do so. two lines to choose from. if you live in the eastern and central time zone, 202-585-3880. if you live in the mountains and pacific time zones, you can call at 202-585-3881. we told you about this letter that came out by republicans. this was pushed by come -- pushed by mark metals of california. it says -- part of that letter, you can find it on his website this morning. it says -- -- "we urge you to affirmatively de-fund the impl
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Aug 5, 2013 7:00am EDT
call at -- you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social atia sites or e-mail us journal@c-span.org. a good monday morning to you. i want to take you to the opinion piece by david petraeus and a senior fellow at the brookings institution. this is in "usa today." the headline -- that is the opinion piece in "usa today." eric cantor went on fox news sunday to talk about the idea of a deal over the sequester cuts for this fiscal year beginning october 1. here is a bit of that now. [video clip] calexico need to happen is have leadership on this part of the white house to come to the table finally and say we are going to fix the underlying problem that is dropping our deficit. that is the untitled meant programs and the unfunded liability that they are leaving -- the entitlement programs and the unfunded liability they are leaving on this generation. >> if you would compromise on entitlements you would give up on sequestration. >> what we have said, leadership alike, is we want to fix the real problem. the real problem is entitlements. we have always said sequester is
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Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
nominate for a presidential medal of freedom? share with us this morning on "washington journal to go (202) 585-3880 four republican, (202) 585-3881 for democrats and (202) 585-3882 for independents. you can also e-mail us or send it via twitter, @cspanwj facebook.com/c-span, or journal@c-span.org is our e-mail address. here is an article from the "hill" newspaper. host: andy 16 recipients for the newest batch of presidential medal of freedom honorees, president oakland the, opera daniel, sally ride, bayard loretta lynn, kahneman,niel patricia ward, arturo sandoval, gloria steinem, ernie banks. post"rmer "washington editor receiving the medal of freedom. it says here 91 years old, who remains a vice president at large at the newspaper. respected for his tenure at the editor from 1968 through 1991 during the paper's heyday. some of the other nominees, other winners this year are the late senator daniel anyway of nouye of- i host: 202 is the area code or who would you nominate for the presidential medal of freedom? (202) 585-3880 for republicans, (202) 585-3881 for democrats, and (202)
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Aug 26, 2013 7:00am EDT
. republicans can call-in at -- you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media pages, on twitter and facebook, or e-mail us at journal@c- span.org. good monday morning to you. the syrian story on the front pages of most of the major newspapers today. here's the front page of "the new york times" -- moving a step closer to possible military action -- that is the front page of "the new york times." here is how it plays in "the financial times" -- and we will show you the front page of "the washington post" -- and the front page of " the washington times" -- as we have said, several of those members of congress went on the sunday shows yesterday. senator bob corker, a republican of tennessee, he is the ranking member on the subcommittee, he appeared on fox news sunday yesterday. i want to play you a bit of what he said. [video clip] >> i think we will respond in a surgical way. as soon as we get that to washington we will ask for authorization from congress to do something very surgical in , something that gets their attention and makes them understand we will not put up
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Aug 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
forward to your calls and also your participation by social media. you can send us a tweet at twitter @c-span wj. you can also send an e-mail journal@c-span.org. is the cost of college worth it? allen writes, it used to be but right now it slightly losing steam. now people that are caught with a minimum of expectations while being strapped with a new burden of paying back the loan making short money. it's a nightmare. mark writes, college education has the highest correlation with future earning potential. little bit from the write ups from the paper today. the president is on a two-day four stop tour of upstate new york and northeast pennsylvania. we'll have more coverage today. the washington post writes obama proposes a college rating system. for decades magazines have rated colleges to help families navigate the higher education market. on thursday president obama proposed that the federal government rate the nation's schools to hold them accountable for performance and help bring soaring tuition under control. by the 2015 school year, obama says his administration will begin eval
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Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
-- democrats -- independents -- you can send us a tweet if you go to twitter.com @cspanwj. on our facebook page, facebook.com/c-span. or e-mail us. we will begin with the front page of the "washington post" -- this is what the attorney general is going to propose, that low-level, nonviolent drug offenders with no ties to gangs or large-scale drug organizations will no longer be charged with offenses that impose severe mandatory sentences. it goes on to say it goes on to say we want to get your thoughts on this. what do you think about the attorney general setting this forward? this is his goal. he wanted to be part of his tenure. what are your thoughts about reforming the american prison system? the front page of "the usa today" robert in windsor mill, maryland, a democrat. you are up first. what do you think? caller: good morning. i think this is definitely a move in the right direction. although i think it is going to continue in baby steps. what is really needed is first full-blown legalization of class d drugs such as marijuana and things like that. a lot of these guys that are being i
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
quote secret even from members of congress, it is safe to say that it cost billions of dollars for us to be watching us. that's an activity that the constitution forbids because there is no probable cause and it needs to stop.
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
quote defend us from foreign enemies. domestically, we rely upon the fbi and the department justice. notwithstanding, for the past few years, the nsa has gone wild and conducted domestic surveillance on literally every single american, all 320 million people who have a telephone. that is wrong and unconstitutional. our founding fathers were quite clear on this point. the nsa has made a mockery of that. host: the first call from our guest to as a law degree from
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Aug 14, 2013 7:00am EDT
your thoughts on the use of them domestically here in the united states. if you support their use for a wide variety of purposes, here is how you can give your support -- oppose their use 00 -- you can tweet us -- we had about 30 people chiming in before the start of the program. you could also send us an e- mail. it is the association of unmanned vehicle systems international. this story and convention is the featured story here on the front page of the wall"options and times" --ngton news" talks about their use in the united states and reaction to them -- that is the opinion on the use of drones in the united states. the topic for first half hour. we want to get your thoughts on their use. call on the line that best represents you and be prepared to tell us why. use, 202-t thethe us 585-381. out to how you can reach us. facebook.com available too. i see novans saying problems using them for military operations but do not think they should be used again surveillance -- civilians under any circumstances and they should not be allowed to be used for any individual to target another ind
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
quote , hysterical claims that in order to keep us safe, we have to spy on ourselves. there are some people who find that convincing. i think it defies common sense and i don't buy it. host: we have about 25 minutes
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Aug 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
public needs to know before america -- before president obama takes action. give us a call on the republican democrats, and independents, the numbers are listed on the screen. if you are outside the u.s., it 585-3883. you can also catch us on twitter and facebook or e-mail us. a very good friday morning to you. i want to take you right to the headlines about syria and possible u.s. involvement today. here's the front page of "the new york times." to one of those british newspapers, "the guardian," out of london. prime minister said report shows damascus behind gas attacks. "the the front page of globe and mail" from canada. canada has no plans to participate in military strike. from a storyd you on the front page of the washington times obama may go solo against syria. president obama and his top aides try to rally support thursday for retaliatory strikes in syria. saying they remain convinced that assad used chemical weapons. british lawmakers questioned the thatgth of the claims forces loyal to present a used poison gas. u.s. intelligence officials are uncertain who control seri
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
to follow suit tomorrow after one more vote on health care. summer break is upon us here in washington, d.c. one headline says lawmakers are leaving capitol hill pretty empty-handed. both sides are pointing fingers at each other. want to get your thoughts this thursday morning on the congressional session thus far, what is being done and perhaps not being done. here are the numbers. if not by sound, you can send aus a tweet. you can post your comment on facebook and you can send us an e-mail. we look forward to hearing from you. here is one of the headlines this morning in "the huffington post" -- they're talking about congressman harold rogers, the republican of kentucky who chairs the appropriations committee. writes about this as well. russell permanent shares the byline and joins us by phone. burman shares the by line. guest: pretty interesting day in the house yesterday. they were considering a house appropriations bill to fund the department of transportation and housing and urban development. this has been a key bill implementing deep cuts offered by congressman paul
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Aug 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
, for our first 45 minutes on the to get your take economy. you can call us on those lines. if you want to reach out to us on social media, twitter @ cspanwj. on facebook we have about 13 comments. you can always send us an e-mail at journal@c-span.org. here are the figures from the front page of the wall street journal -- it also talks about the unemployment figure, standing at 7.4%. that is dropping from 7.6%. here to give us a little bit of the numbers and what the numbers a reporter from "the wall street journal." aside from the actual numbers, what is the real story behind these figures? guest: good morning. the real concern is where these jobs are being created. we are seeing a lot of job growth in areas that typically have low wages like retailers, we are not seeing big growth in even the medical area where you need an advanced degree and the jobs pay better. the positive was the unemployment rate dropped but a big reason it dropped was because the labor force shrunk. saying, i don't think i am going to find a job and i will no longer look. leisure and hospitality meeting at 10%.
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Aug 7, 2013 7:00am EDT
presidential candidate or president. we will get your reaction to the president using "the tonight show" as a forum to discuss serious issues. join us on facebook or send us a tweet, http://twitter.com/cspanwj and .-span hasbbc reporting yemen foiled an al qaeda plot to blow up oil pipelines and sees some of the country's main ports. the story was released a short while ago saying both u.s. and the uk have withdrawn diplomatic staff from yemen, prompted by intelligence reports over new terrorist activity. their u.s. is reported to send special operation forces for pop -- possible strikes against him and sites, al qaeda sites in yemen. the front page story about the september 11 benghazi attacks, charges have been filed, u.s. ambassador christie vince among those killed in that attack. we want to get to the president's comments last night on "the tonight show," asked about benghazi and terrorism and the shutdown of the u.s. embassies across north africa and the threat from aqap, which is al qaeda arabian peninsula. this is the president and jay leno. >> one thing i try to do as pres
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Aug 18, 2013 1:30pm PDT
treatment and perhaps your self-defense system is out of control. let us hope the doctor can give you a right diagnosis so you can get the right treatment. now we have another caller. good afternoon, doctor. i'm calling from chicago. so since i was 25 i suffer from sinusitis. i've been operated on and over the next over the last two weeks i have had a severe headache. so i went to see the doctor and explain to him what my case was, and he told me, well, i also suffer from sinusitis. and there is no cure for sinusitis. i get a severe headaches and when i get headaches, i notice something yellow. when i cough, i -- so the i get the same prescription. so i have to avoid that type of headache. i don't know if it's right. he told me to take four aspirins daily. four aspirin in a row. i don't know if it is right or wrong. ok. thank you for your question. very good question, pablito. right? if i present that can be sold over the counter, you have 200 mill grams. every tablet contains 200 mil grams. so you have the prescription ibuprofen and it has an 800 potency. so the one prescribed by a doc
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Aug 28, 2013 7:00am EDT
the syrian regime used chemical weapons against its own people. military officials discussed yesterday about coordinating response in attacks against the syrian targets. and the headlines from the washington post is this, proof against bashar assad is at hand. the obama administration believe that u.s. intelligence has established how syrian government forces stored, assembled and launched chemical weapons outside of damascus that killed hundreds of people. the administration is planning to release evidence possibly tomorrow. it will prove that president bashar assad -- from the hill newspaper reaction from members of congress the headline is nearly two dozen members of congress signing on to a letter demanding that the president first consult congress. the letter was led by a republican from virginia beach. quote, engaging our military in syria when no direct threat exist would violate the separation of powers that is clearly in the u.s. constitution. nearly two dozen house members sign this asking the president to wait for congressional authorization. we'll be talking later about the
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Aug 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
-spanwj or post your comments on facebook.com/cspan or e-mail us at journal@c-span.org. a piece this morning from janet hauck, a town hall meetings happening across the country, this is what she reports -- of color that is a bit on what is happening in town hall meetings across the country. here on c-span we have been those town hall meetings and if you are interested in watching them, you can go to c-span.org. before we came up live here we were showing you a recent town hall meeting with congressman justin [indiscernible] a republican who many of you know is against the nsa program. nsa, health care, immigration reform, it is all on the table for members of congress. what is your message to them? greensboro, n.c., what do you think? >> i am calling about the town hall -- caller: i am calling about the town hall meeting that was played just prior to ,washington journal" coming on and it looked like a representative was playing to the fears of the people in the audience. i am sure that he knew what they were saying, but he was just giving vague information. one person stood up and sa
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